The Unequal States of America
But a pattern is apparent: the growth of top 1% incomes.
Explore inequality in this interactive feature.
Average income of everyone else (the bottom 99%)
The top 1% makes 25.3times more than the bottom 99%
Inside the United States
- Jackson, WY-ID is the most unequal metro area in the United States.
- The top 1% there makes 213.0 times more than the bottom 99%.
- Average income of the top 1% in Jackson, WY-ID is $19,995,834.
- The average income of the bottom 99% is $93,891.
- Teton County, Wyoming is the most unequal county in the United States.
- The top 1% there makes 233.0 times more than the bottom 99%.
- Average income of the top 1% in Teton County, Wyomingis $28,163,786.
- The average income of the bottom 99% is $120,884.
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